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How to change the break pads on a 2004 acura mdx (front)

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how to change the break pads on a 2004 acura mdx (front)
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Acura
Expert:  1smartcarguy replied 6 years ago.

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Ok, obviously you need to raise the vehicle and secure it on jack stands. Remove the front wheels.



  1. Remove the flange bolt (B) while holding the caliper pin A with a wrench being careful not to damage the pin boot, and pivot the caliper (C) up out of the way. Check the hose and pin boots for damage and deterioration.





  1. Remove the pad springs (A) while holding the brake pads. The remove the brake pads.



At this point be sure to clean and lubricate all contact points on the brake pad excluding the pad face that touches the rotor.


Next you will need to depress the caliper pistons back into the caliper.



next go ahead and install the new pads and put the caliper back on.







The job is very easy when you actually see it.








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